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a bacterial species found in putrid meat and gaseous gangrene; also commonly found in soil, feces, and sewage. Its pathogenicity (largely due to an edema-producing toxin) varies from strain to strain.
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Clos·trid·i·um bi·fer·men·tans(klos-trid'ē-ŭm bī-fĕr-men'tanz)
A bacterial species found in putrid meat and gas gangrene; also commonly in soil, feces, and sewage. Its pathogenicity varies from strain to strain.
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